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Running with Scissors (2006)

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116 min | Comedy, Drama

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of...See moreYoung Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family. See less
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Ryan Murphy (screenplay) | Augusten Burroughs (book "Running with Scissors: A Memoir")
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$12,000,000
Opening weekend
$226,108
Gross (US & Canada)
$7,022,827
Gross (World)
$7,460,797
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Oct 27, 2006 (United States)

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Annette Bening
Deirdre Burroughs Deirdre Burroughs   See fewer
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Brian Cox
Dr. Finch Dr. Finch   See fewer
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Joseph Fiennes
Neil Bookman Neil Bookman   See fewer
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Evan Rachel Wood
Natalie Finch Natalie Finch   See fewer
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Alec Baldwin
Norman Burroughs Norman Burroughs   See fewer
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Joseph Cross
Augusten Burroughs Augusten Burroughs   See fewer
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Jill Clayburgh
Agnes Finch Agnes Finch   See fewer
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Gwyneth Paltrow
Hope Finch Hope Finch   See fewer
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Gabrielle Union
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
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Patrick Wilson
Michael Shephard Michael Shephard   See fewer
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Kristin Chenoweth
Fern Stewart Fern Stewart   See fewer
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Jack Kaeding
Six-Year-Old Augusten Burroughs Six-Year-Old Augusten Burroughs   See fewer
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Nancy Cassaro
Christy - 1978 Poetry Club Christy - 1978 Poetry Club   See fewer
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Omid Abtahi
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Will Carter
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Bonnie Weis
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Anthony Aria
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Augusten Burroughs
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Lindsay Canton
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Leslie Grossman
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Janis Jones
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Joshua Levine
Chris (uncredited) Chris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Newborn
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Devanny Pinn
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Gary Sievers
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6.2 / 10 | 21,323 votes